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What does IRV stand for?

IRV stands for Inverse Ratio Ventilation

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However, a minority of patients (6%) required transition to PCV, due to patient-ventilator asynchrony, severe hypoxia necessitating inhaled NO or a desire by the attending clinicians to provide more inverse ratio ventilation than the ASV controller allowed.